Police Shootings and Violent Crime Statistics in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a population of 6,830,193. The state ranks in the #26 position in violent crimes per 100k population, and #48 in total police killings per 100k people. The largest minority in the state are Hispanics which represent 11.55 percent of the population followed by Blacks at 6.79%. You are 4.62 times more likely to get killed by a police officer if you are black in the state of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts

Police Killings

  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 12
  • 8
  • 4
  • 0
13 5 10 13 5 4 5 5
General Statistics (2020 est)
State Population 6,830,193
Black Population 463,796
Black Population % 6.79%
White Population 4,930,412
White Population % 72.19%
Hispanic Population 789,127
Hispanic Population % 11.55%
Police Killings (2013-2020)
Total killed by police 55
Blacks killed by police 15
Whites killed by police 25
Hispanics killed by police 10
Crime Statistics (2020 est)
Violent Crime Rate 338.1 per 100k
Incarceration Rate 150.0 per 100k
Poverty Rate 10.0%
Most dangerous city Fall River